Awards

Whether it is to improve driving enjoyment, or expand on a technological advantage, or whether the future of the automobile itself is on the line—nearly anything is possible. GF Automotive develops and produces components for chassis, drive train, and bodies of passenger cars and commercial vehicles, for nearly every brand, for every category, from compact cars to premium models. With quality and reliability that customers find to be excellent—and award GF Automotive for.


center console

Rear Door Frame

NADCA Award

Category: Thin Wall Aluminum Over 10 lbs

Mercedes C-Class T-Model


center console

Console for Cabin Suspension

Newcast Award

Category: Best Substitution of another Manufacturing Method

Mercedes Actros/Axor


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Seat Frame

IMA Award

Casting-Component Design

Third IMA Award in a row


timing chain cover

Steering Knuckle

ÖkoGlobe presented by DEVK and TÜVRheinland

32% Weight reduction

Bionic design


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Oil Conduct Module

IMA Award

First oil conduct module with creep resitant magnesium alloy

Porsche Panamera


timing chain cover

Escalator Step

World Class Performance Level presented by ThyssenKrupp Elevator

Escalator step in aluminum


timing chain cover

Box Rocker

ERAM e.V. Component Award presented by the European Research Association for Magnesium e.V.

Weight reduction by using magnesium instead of aluminum


timing chain cover

Front Cover

IMA Award of Excellence presented by the International Magnesium Association

47% Weight reduction

Alu to Magnesium

 


crossmember

Cross Member

NEWCAST Award presented by Messe Düsseldorf, the German Foundry Association (bdguss) and the German Foundrymen’s Society (Verein Deutscher Gießereifachleute e.V. (VDG))

Weight reduction and functional integration
 

 


center console

Center Console

ERAM e.V. Component Award presented by the European Research Association for Magnesium e.V.

Weight reduction and functional integration


center console

Convertible Roof Top

First place at International Magnesium Association (IMA) Award for lightweight design in the category cast product